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glad that we are talking about the extension of the cal train i am hope thating we spend more time as a board on this. i have no concerns whatsoever about ecom or the price. i am concerned about the scope of what is in this and what i know from talking to other people in the community is that the various partners that will be necessary to connect cal train to the transbay terminal do not agree about the alignment. the san francisco mayor's office and i am the mayor's appointee to this board does not agree with this alignment. i don't believe that the san francisco county transportation authority does. getting agreement between the various parties in addition to the high speed rail authority and cal train is the task ahead for us. the, i believe, i have a great concern about opening a supplemental and then locking ourselves in and then telling ourselves that we can't reopen it. i know that we have to do a supplemental eir but i don't think that we yet know what should be in it. >> i just add on that that question. because i had a related question. and so i was actually curious becau
. it's called cal recycle, a division of the state. and i believe it just goes into their general fund. they are funded by the redemption -- the nickels and dimes that are not redeemed. it's called "the fund." it's the money that is used to pay consumers back and there is only about 80% of bottles and cans that are returned. so there is an extra amount that helps to run the organization. i believe that funding goes back into that pot. >> okay. other jurisdictions are using mobile vending as an option to comply with the law. do you know of any that are successful? >> there is really one real example, actually is san diego. where there was state legislation passed to allow three supermarkets to share one -- essentially one recycling center that moved for two days, two days, two days to each supermarket on a very set scheduled. so that the customers could get used to. it the state is very particular about running enough hours at certain times of the day, to be certified by the state. so a mobile option has been -- is functioning now in other parts of state. we have talked with t
were undergrads at cal. i would like to share examples. first of all we will start superficially on the topic of fashion. chris like many of our pledge class was from piedmont. i recall thinking what is up with piedmont. the khakis, penny loafers and button-down shirts? chris lived in the room across from mine. seemed he had adopted this as his uniform. but in hindsight i can see he was offering his own form of enlightenment. he was guiding us away from the dark time known as the disco era. [ laughter] who knew that chris would work his timeless style for the next 34 years. look at the effect on me, who is wearing the button-down now that. was the first life lesson from chris. stick with the classics, they won't go out of style. that said, my wife has gently advised me the definition of a classic look does not extend to certain flannel shirts from 1982. our next topic on the less sons that we learned from chris back then involve culture. this is beyond the stereotypical fraternity life experience, because i was lucky enough to live with chris and another famous piedmonter austin
by commissioner and staff at that time. only when cal-pal brought to the commission in 2001, that the community finally had some clout to enforce a permanent solution. cal-trod still have that power. it's not up to this commission. they can go back to the state quality board with that permanent solution. i joined judge cahill's mediation on the lake merced issues. and a lot of progress was in that. the lake merced water task force in 2000, recommended almost everything that has been done. these were volunteers who knew what needed to be done to restore the water quality and lake level. other activi tiactivities and a collectively call ourselves cowboys. the golf course's daily water plant, and west side hydrological model, and the wells, and saltwater intrusion models. some gathering dust, largely, and i think it's the $588,000 watershed report, not being activated. other activities. we were confident in 2008 that with the water being addressed and the watershed report, that we could ban the lake merced task force. that was a big mistake. the board of supervisors resolution in 2007, there is no
. now up to the da office to decide whether charges will be filed. >>> heads up from cal-trans tonight if you use the bay bridge. with two 66 days to go until the new bridge opens the toll plaza is about to get a facelift. it's going to take about 6 months and as transportation reporter heather explains, that may just the beginning. >> the current bay bridge toll plaza was completed in 1989 so it's only 23 years old. but soon the brand new sleek all white bay bridge will be opening and earlier this year the administration and tow service buildings were replaced with the new bridge stein in mind. now it's the toll plaza turn for a facelift. these cal-trans drawings show the finished product. the renovation won't change the way it functions just the way it looks. >> that theme that white color will be carried on to the newest span all the way out to the island. >>reporter: work begins later this week and uire periodic lane closure between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. for the next 6 months. then probably some time next summer a new toll accounting computer system will go through alt
the plan. and cal tram and we have done so successfully in june, the boards approved the locally preferred alternative for the rapid transit project and we are hoping for the project this spring, in october we had the full funding agreement and almost a billion dollars to that fund and project. and last of the signature projects that they have signed and all of the lessons learned and we opened to release the eir draft in 2013. i don't want to take up more time and just highlighted the big projects but there have been countless small projects city wide that has wies's fingerprints on everything from this weekend celebration of the church and pedal street scape projects to the recent approvele of 2010 to the vehicle registration fee which is supposed to provide improves state wide. and there is so much more to say to have the opportunity in january other than use. and from the bottom of our heart i know that the staff will truly miss you and we hope that we will have you fooling around the agency in spirit and literally as we move forward. thank you. >> thank you. >> and again, we want to t
environment and she been such a great champion of public transportation that even cal train named a loco motor after jackie spear. please welcome congress woman jackie spear. >> thank you mr. mayor. thank you secretary lahood. thank you to the incredible leadership, senator feinstein, nancy pelosi and mayor lee and the board of supervisors to chairman nol an from the sfmta. i am on pins and needles. do we have anything else to report? it's still at the same point we think they're in commercials. i am reminded from the song from "top gun" "take my breath away" and $942 million takes my breath away and i think to mayor lee for that amount i think we should get a leather flight jacket to thank mr. lahood for the great gift to our great city. the new money that is going to be used here is going to create 1,000 new jobs before the end of the year with many more jobs to come after that. that is something to applaud. thank you again secretary lahood for that. this is one point 7 miles very similar to the length of the golden gate bridge when 75 years ago that was going to be built and littl
. terry mcsweeney was live at cal with a preview. >> reporter: uc berkeley pushing the envelope again setting up not just a scholarship fund but the largest scholarship fund for undocumented students in the united states. look at pictures of students about 200 estimated are going to be helped by what is called the dreamer's fund which will begin with a million dollar gift from a foundation students from 20 countries will benefit not eligible for federal grants, loans or work study positions. the chancellor pushed to have this program in place. >> i thought this isn't fair. furthermore, these are extraordinarily talented people. in the current era with an of the challenges we have in california, we cannot afford to waste this kind of talent. >> reporter: the scholarships kick in next fall. another gift of $300,000 with will support new resource center at cal. that largest scholarship fund for undocumented students begins next fall here at uc berkeley. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> we hope to learn this morning the identity of the pedestrian killed in san francisco hours after a new c
. the ability to help us work with state and federal agencies. agencies like cal trains will have ability to do design and cost estimation. we'll be well prepared for any request that come our way as well as work program we've anticipated in our budget. this would be three different contracts. not to exceed in total not to exceed $600,000 for the first three years. that's anticipated in our adopted budget and any -- and will be included in future year budget. not among all three, there's not to exceed $600,000. i can answer any questions. >> thank you for the presentation. i just want to bring to the public to explain. we have core staff and planners within the staffing of the transportation authority that this provides additional outside consultants, planner and support on a as needed basis? >> that's right. actually doing technical work. actually doing traffic analysis or developing intersection design. say we have a neighborhood transportation plan we're manage, the authority staff is managing a project but these consultants would do the work to say develop the community-based designs or de
this year many felt cal would go after macintyre - but they went with sonny dykes instead now macintyre will be coaching against cal on a regular bases in trying to turn around another hapless program - colorado is in the middle of 7 straight losing seasons - and has 20 losses the last two years. no word on whether macintyre will remain at san jose state the next two weeks to coach in their bowl game december 27 against bowling green. he might want to get colorado's ready. and what a road trip for the warriors. 1 a homecoming for steph curry - greeted by his dad dell who is an announcer for the bobcats 2 1st quarter.curry - steals the ball and then the show-and-tell reverse layup curry gave away 73 tickets to the game - and put on a show for all of them tonight. 3 later in the quartercurry finds david lee for the dunk lee: 25 points, 11 rebs, 4 assists 4 2nd quarter.klay thompson - the perfect touch on the full court pass to lee for the layup.warriors up 19 5 3rd quarter.more of the same curry the sweet deke to free himself up for the 3-pointer curry: 27 points, 7 assists, 7 rebs 6 ever
that gift will help 200 undock ed cal saw dents from 20 countries -- undocumented cal students from 20 countries. the chancellor has been a big supporter of the plan. >> i thought this isn't fair. furthermore, these are extraordinarily talented people in the current era with all of the challenges we have ]t1#ford to waste this talent. everyone should have an opportunity to go to school. >> the scholarships to undocumented students will be given out next fall. >>> divers set to resume their search off mare island in vallejo -- for a man philip mattingly was last seen working on a tugboat saturday evening that tugboat was anchored along side a world war ii ship. his truck was parked in the lot and personal items on the boat were still there. sunday divers searched and coast guard searched conditions in the water prevented them from resuming the search yesterday. >>> marine biologists will study some of the thousands of large squid that has washed ashore. beach only -- beach combers say they began washing up sunday by the end of the day most had been eaten by seagulls. >>> in san francisc
care and that san francisco is the city that really cares is something that is very colt cal. -- critical. so, we feel very strong little that we are not only serving one of the most important directions in regards to reaching people, but also meeting the needs of people. none of us is immune from disaster. all of us could go through disaster that would hurt even those of us who have. so, we're trying to put the haves and the have nots together so that in what we do, the gift of love and the gift of courage and the gift of understanding and the gift of meeting others, this is a diverse city and we need each other. it's so critical. so, thank you very much. this is the time for the season of giving, reaching out to everybody. >> thank you, thank you. (applause) >> i just want to say it's an honor to be among such a group of champions. living in a city of champions. and i think having a champion mayor is so critical. and a take on the team of the giants who said we're a team, we do it together, we cannot do it without each other. and in this season of giving, i think we should
tourist magnets in the city. part of the cal academies' astronomical success is the weekly nightlife party. >> i am joined by helen, who is here to school me on all the nocturnal activities that are getting ready to take place here. tell us a little about what we can expect to see at nightlife. >> we open up the doors every thursday night at the california academy of sciences. there are certain things you can see every week you can go to the museum, visit the planetarium, and we bring in bars and a deejay or band. it is a different feel from during the day, something different every week. tonight , we have beer and music. -- tonight we have great beer and music. it is beer week. we have a dozen local brewers in african hall. we have a deejays to set up throughout the museum and a live performance at 9:00 p.m. tonight. >> what has been your favorite part as a participant or as an observer? >> my favorite part is to walk around the aquarium in to see people with a drink in their hands, getting to know maybe somebody new, may be looking for a day, or chatting with friends. there jellyfish. i
. he had a cal-trans front loader parked by the sand pile to go looking for his missing sister. the resort was a mile down the roa road. >> the lady who has been missing for days has just come in here and sneeze hypothermia ick condition so we medic as soon as possible. >> is it hypothermia. >> frost bite on the feet. wait right now we have her interthe fire and wrapped in a blanket. >>reporter: that the point the dispatcher learns that roderick clifton who left the stranded jep the morning after and became stuck did not survive the hike out for help. >> is there any serious bleeding on either one of them. >> well unfortunately the gentlemen passed away. he's still up at the lake. >> the male. >> the male passed away. he's still up at the lake. >> oh, my goodness okay. >>reporter: paula lane soon taken to hospital in carson city. 36 miles away. she waited by the fire at southernson for the ambulance to arrive. >> if she gets worse in any way call us back medley for further instruction we have help coming to you. >> thank you very much. >> you are welcome. >>reporter: al
million dollar gift. that gift will help 200 undocumented cal students from 20 countries who would not normally qualify. scholarships will be awarded starting next fall. >>> in this tough economy, a job fair is about to get underway in the east bay. the employer is rolling out the red carpet, hoping to hire people on the spot. amy hollyfield is live in emoryville. this story has an unusual twist. -- >> reporter: very. he held a job fair and no one came. he was so surprised, he said only 40 people showed up to apply for the 120 jobs that he has. he has held these before in milpitas, vallejo and said the scene there was very different. >> come around it was just a small trickle. that's why we are like whoa what is going on? is the economy improving so good that folks aren't looking for work? >> reporter: that is not the case according to the career center in downtown oakland. a counselor there says they should not have problems hiring. the center is helping 1,000 unemployed people find jobs. career center says maybe didn't hear about the jobs. >> we've been advertising for the last w
police are investigating a purse snatching and another armed attack near the cal station. a woman said she was waiting for a taxi at 12:15 when a man with a gun took her purse. a few minutes later, a man called police two say two -- to say two men pushed him down, brandished a handgun and demanded money. they fled before they got anything. police are trying to determine if the two incidents are linked. >> reporter: i'm brian flores live at fisherman's wharf where the fishermen may be on the water again. we'll give you details on a settlement that may have been reached. >>> and rosemary will be here to tell you how soon you can expect rain. >>> another major shakeup at the port of oakland, as ktvu don'ting -- continues the investigation of questionable spending into public money. on your prepaid card? introducing chase liquid. the reloadable card with no fee reloads and withdrawals at chase atms. all for one flat monthly fee so there's zero confusion. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. >>> there's been another shakeup at the port of oakland of questionable money of public mo
're going to nevada, arizona, texas. they're going everywhere except cal. here's michael reagan, political consultant and author of the new reagan revolution. thanks for coming back on. it doesn't have to be this way. this is the most screwed up state in the country. >> and then they voted to raise taxes the 13.3%. the millionaire's tax that starts at $250,000 per household. they wonder why people are leaving. 17 companies are month are leaving the state of california. but worse, they are taking their workers with them to the state of arizona, nevada, texas and what have you. people are leaving the state, not moving into it. >> this renewable energy thing is hilarious. what if there's no wind, no sun. they have to have backup of fossil fuel generators, turbines and whatnot. you have to have the great green energy experiment which doesn't work. instead they have to double up on fossil fuels which costs everybody a fortune. >> it all started under governor arnold schwarzenegger with the cap and trade, green energy bill. it's expanded since then. this year you have the governor of the state o
brother gary who was acting on a hunch. he had a cal-trans front loader parked by the sand pile to go looking for his missing sister. the resort was a mile down the roa road. >> the lady who has been missing for days has just come in here and sneeze hypothermia ick condition so we medic as soon as possible. >> is it hypothermia. >> frost bite on the feet. wait right now we have her interthe fire and wrapped in a blanket. >>reporter: that the point the dispatcher learns that roderick clifton who left the stranded jep the morning after and became stuck did not survive the hike out for help. >> is there any serious bleeding on either one of them. >> well unfortunately the gentlemen passed away. he's still up at the lake. >> the male. >> the male passed away. he's still up at the lake. >> oh, my goodness okay. >>reporter: paula lane soon taken to hospital in carson city. 36 miles away. she waited by the fire at southernson for the ambulance to arrive. >> if she gets worse in any way call us back medley for further instruction we have help coming to you. >> thank you very much. >> y
paula lane was found by her brother gary who was acting on a hunch. he had a cal-trans front loader parked by the sand pile to go looking for his missing sister. the resort was a mile down the roa road. >> the lady who has been missing for days has just come in here and sneeze hypothermia ick condition so we medic as soon as possible. >> is it hypothermia. >> frost bite on the feet. wait right now we have her interthe fire and wrapped in a blanket. >>reporter: that the point the dispatcher learns that roderick clifton who left the stranded jep the morning after and became stuck did not survive the hike out for help. >> is there any serious bleeding on either one of them. >> well unfortunately the gentlemen passed away. he's still up at the lake. >> the male. >> the male passed away. he's still up at the lake. >> oh, my goodness okay. >>reporter: paula lane soon taken to hospital in carson city. 36 miles away. she waited by the fire at southernson for the ambulance to arrive. >> if she gets worse in any way call us back medley for further instruction we have help coming to you
. >> eliot: joining me now is ruth marcus,cal almostist editorial writer fog the "washington post," and "new york times" washington bureau chief david leanhardt. thank you for joining me.: is this a strategic ploy for the republican party to remain strategic cohesiveness on this issue. >> no, i don't think it's a strategy. except on the part of the people like senator corker deviating from republican orthodoxy. the republican position has been no new taxes. that's the highest of the theology and first commandment no matter what, thou shalt not raise marginal tax rates. i think it's significant and very positive that some of the saner voices are talking about the prospect of raising top tax rates. it started and now you have the schisms between bill kristol blast the weekly standard and one hand and the wall street journal editorial page on the other. i think this is going to be a developing story on the republican side. >> eliot: i'm trying to figure out how to carry this theological metaphor. >> it might be better to stop. >> eliot: i'll use another one. will rogers you say the republican
. >> cal, stanford. >> i want a recount. >> we got a better baseball team. >> darn tootin. >>> we'll find out who has the better football team this weekend. mid 50s today to low 60s increasing clouds, as we look around the state, dry everywhere until eureka in the afternoon, mid 60s sacramento and fresno, 67 san diego. mid 70s los angeles and palm springs. changes in the high country starting tonight winter weather advisory tour to nine inches above 3,000 feet means chains and up to a foot of snow possible above 7,000 feet. >>> live shot of 87 in san jose, headlights northbound, taking the julian exit, hp pavilion on the left, everything is at the limit no problems. san rafael out of novato past marinwood, lucas valley road, good past freitas parkway, roadwork in the southern portion up and over the waldo should be picked up in a few minutes. skyline build highway 35, county line, car off the road, tow truck fire, medics trying to get that car back on the road apparently major injuries involved. >>> 5:26. you've heard of fiscal cliff. have you heard about the apple tax. u.s. households sp
that they think that cal could of gone after mcintyre but they did actually choose sonny dykes. mcintyre is also going to try his magic and other teams. no weatheword on weather he will stay on the field for the ball game at bowling green. if warriors in charlotte today - the 4th stop in a 7-game road trip curry gave away a 70 tickets had he put on a show. finding david lee on the baseline, with lee, 20 points, four assists. clade thompson, the perfect--klay thompson. and a bit of a sweep from career with a three-porter, 27 points. and everybody had right for the warriors. three points 104- 96. they have that seven of the last eight victories and just one-half game out of the record. their plan great at.. >> nhl cancels games til 2013- the n-h-l cancelled another chunk of games today. the lockout continues the latest cuts will take it to 104 more games but the cancellation of just 16 more seasons could say that there is hope short to play in early january but to not count on it. the negotiation broke out last week and they're not talking any time soon. >> the number one ranked tennis player in t
three years ago into a 10 game winner and a top 25 ranking this year. many felt cal would go after mcintyre but they went with sonny jackson said. now mcintyre will be coaching against cal on a regular basis in trying to turn around colorado is in the middle of the seven straight losing seasons and has 20 losses to last two years. no word on whether mcintyre remain at the san jose state the next two weeks to coachber 27th against bowling green. >> new year's is around a corner and you can spend the kron4. we have a live fireworks party that you live to the comfort of your own living room hostess buyer on catherine he and in gary radnich. it start 1130 on new year's eve. [ game announcer ] touchdown! and here comes the dunk. [ male announcer ] everyone loves to dunk. ♪ [ game announcer ] will he dunk it? yes, he will. [ male announcer ] mcdonald's tender, juicy chicken mcnuggets in creamy ranch and spicy buffalo sauce. just $4.99 for 20 of your favorite chicken mcnuggets. ♪ [ game announcer ] will he dunk it? yes, he will. [ male announcer ] more ways to love mcnuggets. ♪ reme
took over three years ago and to attend game winner and a top 25 ranking this year. many fell cal would go after mcintyre but they went with sunny dikes instead. mcintyre be coaching against call on a regular basis and trying to turn around colorado is in the middle of a seventh straight losing seasons and has 20 losses the last two years. no word on whether mcintyre will remain at san jose state the next two weeks to coach in a bowl game december 27th against bowling green. >> nasa supersecret space plane will take off today from florida. the exit 37 b vehicle is set to make a third mission this morning. here's the of the space plane returned earlier this year. the first two missions have a crack or break a plan for months at a time. it's a purpose is classified. some think could be testing technology which could someday replace the space shuttle, which was retired last year. what do you do when a family member owes you money? how you get that money while maintaining family relations? it is tough and a big issue. dr. phil will be dealing with that it 10:00. we will be right back. the p
to those folk0s to say we need you to communicate to other voters using our cal call tool and our text-messaging system, and say, you tell us how the locations are changing because we have to figure out from you where they are, and you tell us the new laws and we'll make sure we communicate that to our voters and volunteers to help communicate it to our voters. but there's no sill silver bullet there. we would have done everything we could and would have probably had the same issues you had. our offices would have been flooded -- >> we tried these. we used reverse 9-1-1 but people had downed phone lines. so everytime you come up with a solution there was another hurt toll get over to get to that. we worked with the utility companies, gave them a list of polling places so they could prioritize where they were going to get power back on. the friday before the election we had hundred polling places without power. so they worked well with us and once we knew where polling places were not going to open we moved. that's when we started consolidating and bringing them to other locations but w
for some parental guidance. he joins us live next. >> gretchen: first, let's check in with martha mccal lull for what's coming up at the top of the hour. good morning, martha. >> hey there, good morning. as you have been talking about, it is a very big day in michigan. crowds are now amosing in the state capitol to protest the right to work vote that's happening this morning. we'll talk to the man who crafted that bill on what's being called a turning point for unions. and ge's ceo says they're doing something right in china. why his comments have everybody talking about that today. and her movie "zero dark 30" takes a hard look at the bin laden raid. but critics are speaking out. katherine bigelow responds. we will see you here in "america's news room" at the top of the hour. it's hard to see opportunity in today's challenging environment. unless you have the right perspective. bny mellon wealth management has the vision and experience to look beyond the obvious. we'll uncover opportunities, find hidden risk, and make success a reality. bny mellon wealth management ♪ [ laughter ] >>
fun. i did not realize how beautiful the cal academy looks than that. what other events take place here? >> we do corporate events that night on a regular basis. but nightlife is your best bet to come in as a regular person pharmacy the academy at night, and visit with friends. calacademy.org/nightlife. we have details for the next few weeks. you can get tickets online in advance or at the door. >> thank you so much. thank you for watching culturewire on sf gov tv. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> the san francisco playground's history dates back to 1927 when the area where the present playground and center is today was purchased by the city for $27,000. in the 1950s, the center was expanded by then mayor robinson and the old gym was built. thanks to the passage of the 2008 clean and safe neighborhood parks bond, the sunset playground has undergone extensive renovation to its four acres of fields, courts, play grounds, community rooms, and historic gymnasium. >> here we are. 60 years and $14 million later, and we have got this beautiful, brand-new rec center completely accessible to the entire neigh
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